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The Rosetta Project items from The Long Now Foundation.

The Rosetta Project is a global collaboration of language specialists and native speakers working to build a publicly accessible digital library of material on the nearly 7,000 known human languages. The collection currently contains nearly 100,000 pages of material documenting over 2,500 languages, as well as a growing multimedia collection of modern and historical language recordings.

The Rosetta Project is one exploration of The Long Now Foundation’s 10,000 Year Library. The Rosetta Disk, a very long-term backup of the collection, is a hand-sized nickel disk microscopically etched with thousands of pages from the collection and readable with 600 power optical magnification. The writing on the disk can last and be legible for thousands of years.

Audio in the Rosetta Project Collection

Video in the Rosetta Project Collection

The Rosetta Project website has more information on the Rosetta Digital collection and Rosetta Disk

The Long Now Foundation website has more information on the 10,000 Year Library

View The Long Now Foundation Collection at Archive.org

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The Rosetta Project items from The Long Now Foundation.

The Rosetta Project is a global collaboration of language specialists and native speakers working to build a publicly accessible digital library of material on the nearly 7,000 known human languages. The collection currently contains nearly 100,000 pages of material documenting over 2,500 languages, as well as a growing multimedia collection of modern and historical language recordings.

The Rosetta Project is one exploration of The Long Now Foundation’s 10,000 Year Library. The Rosetta Disk, a very long-term backup of the collection, is a hand-sized nickel disk microscopically etched with thousands of pages from the collection and readable with 600 power optical magnification. The writing on the disk can last and be legible for thousands of years.

Audio in the Rosetta Project Collection

Video in the Rosetta Project Collection

The Rosetta Project website has more information on the Rosetta Digital collection and Rosetta Disk

The Long Now Foundation website has more information on the 10,000 Year Library

View The Long Now Foundation Collection at Archive.org

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Unless otherwise specified, materials in the Rosetta Project Digital Language Archive are intended for scholarship, research and educational use only. For purposes of attribution, any work based on these materials, published or unpublished should acknowledge The Rosetta Project Digital Language Archive and the original depositor and/or contributing organization. See notes provided with individual items for specific information about attribution.
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